Aretha Franklin

Aretha Louise Franklin was an American singer, songwriter, and pianist. Referred to as the "Queen of Soul", she is regarded as the most influential female vocalist of the 1960s.... Wikipedia

  • Born:  Aretha Louise Franklin, March 25, 1942, Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
  • Died:  August 16, 2018, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Resting place:  Woodlawn Cemetery, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
  • Occupation:  Singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, civil rights activist, record producer
  • Years active:  1960–2017
  • Children:  4
  • Parent(s):  Clarence LaVaughn Franklin, Barbara Siggers Franklin
  • Relatives:  Erma Franklin (sister), Carolyn Franklin (sister), Cecil Franklin (brother)
  • Awards:  Full list
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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